89 Facts About David Wright

1. In 1926, David Wright was arrested in violation of the Mann Act, a stipulation that made it illegal for men to transport women across state lines for "immoral" purposes.

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2. David Wright was an early automobile adopter and a car collector his whole adult life.

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3. In 1926, David Wright was arrested in violation of the Mann Act, a stipulation that made it illegal for men to transport women across state lines for "immoral" purposes.

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4. David Wright was famous for his disdain for other architects, and refused to join the AIA.

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5. David Wright was vehemently against the American Institute of Architects.

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6. David Wright abandoned his practice for a year in 1909 to run away with Mamah Borthwick Cheney.

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7. David Wright thanked the fans in a heartfelt speech he gave after he was given the Toast of the Town award.

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8. David Wright was ranked 75th on Forbes list of Highest-paid Athletes in 2015 having netted $20 million as base salary plus about $800,000 in endorsements.

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9. On July 1, 2012, David Wright was named as a back-up on the 2012 All-Star team, his 6th All-Star appearance.

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10. David Wright earned his first All-Star appearance at the 2006 MLB All-Star Game as the starting third baseman for the National League.

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11. On March 21, 2013, David Wright was named as the 4th team captain of the New York Mets.

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12. David Wright received both the Gold Glove Award and the Silver Slugger Award for 2 consecutive seasons.

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13. David Wright is an American-born professional baseball player who plays as third baseman for American Major League side New York Mets.

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14. David Wright founded his own charitable organization, the David Wright Foundation, in 2005, with a mission to increase awareness about multiple sclerosis.

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15. David Wright was on hand when David Wright signed his 8-year, $138 million contract extension in 2012.

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16. David Wright performed well during his first few seasons in the minors, winning the Sterling award for best player on the class-A St Lucie Mets in 2003.

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17. In 2006, David Wright was 23 and had in just a season and a half established himself as a star.

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18. David Wright was so impressed with her wedding planning that he told the Wall Street Journal he would let her pick the honeymoon destination as well.

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19. David Wright was in sweatpants and a light jacket Friday as he addressed a stunned and thrilled group of baseball and softball players from the Old Westbury college.

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20. David Wright is still trying to figure out the parameters of what on Friday he called his "part-time role" as a special adviser to Mets chief operating officer Jeff Wilpon and general manager Brodie Van Wagenen.

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21. David Wright made an appearance on the Late Show with David Letterman on July 12, 2006.

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22. David Wright has appeared in a television commercial for Fathead, promoting the company's wall graphics.

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23. David Wright was featured on the cover of MLB 07: The Show, as well as a TV commercial advertisement for the game on the PlayStation 3 game console.

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24. In 2005, David Wright began his own charitable organization, the David Wright Foundation.

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25. David Wright was again selected to play third base in the 2013 World Baseball Classic.

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26. David Wright responded, "I don't think we're at that point, the point where that concern is at a more heightened level.

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27. David Wright selected Carlos Gonzalez, Michael Cuddyer, and Bryce Harper as the other three participants for the National League.

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28. On July 4, 2010, David Wright was named the starting third baseman for the National League in the 2010 Major League Baseball All-Star Game, making it Wright's fifth consecutive All-Star Game appearance.

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29. David Wright abandoned that helmet after wearing it in that one game.

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30. In that game, David Wright wore a new style of batting helmet.

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31. David Wright was admitted to the Hospital for Special Surgery, where he underwent a precautionary CT scan, which turned out negative.

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32. David Wright is only the third player to reach this milestone before his 25th birthday, and only the third Met to reach this milestone in club history, the other two being Howard Johnson and Darryl Strawberry.

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33. David Wright has already announced that he will donate $1.5 million to the Mets Foundation throughout the course of this contract.

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34. David Wright was born in Norfolk, Virginia, the oldest of four sons of Rhon, a police officer in the Norfolk Police Department, and Elisa Wright.

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35. David Wright was named captain of the Mets in 2013, becoming the fourth captain in the team's history.

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36. David Wright was drafted by the Mets in 2001 and made his major league debut on July 21, 2004 at Shea Stadium.

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37. David Wright made it clear he doesn't agree with the revoking of Acosta's.

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38. David Wright had volunteered with the Franktown Fire Protection District, about 35 miles southeast of Denver, before joining the Navy.

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39. David Wright is currently shooting 0-for-3 through three quarters but would.

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40. David Wright is doubtful to play the offense is likely to send bigger David Moore at Alexander to test the rookie deep outside.

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41. David Wright actually played the third-most snaps among Whitehead was ejected from Sunday's game against the Patriots for slapping the facemask of Patriots center David Andrews, leaving one to wonder if his release was at all related to the incident.

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42. David Wright caught his lone target for eight yards in Week 9's win over the Buccaneers.

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43. David Wright says the most profound change was in the old kitchen For him, the only logical choice was bringing in David Lentz from the Hungry Cat to take charge of the food menu.

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44. David Wright was notably sued this year for $5 billion by the estate of Garzik's preferred "Nakomoto", David Kleiman.

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45. David Wright described Americans as "the greatest drug fiends in But the evidence was, at best, thin and in time would not stand up to detailed scrutiny.

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46. David Wright took an official visit to Purdue last weekend There have been few other names seriously bandied about since the Jayhawks parted ways with David Beaty on Sunday.

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47. David Wright has gone behind the camera to direct "House Of Cards".

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48. David Wright was drafted by the Mets in 2001, months before the Twin Towers fell.

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49. David Wright was found guilty of lying to the FBI Netanyahu to attend the funeral of David Azoulay at the Sanhedria cemetery in Jerusalem at 11 PM, his office says.

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50. David Wright was at Wembley hosting the launch of the Twinning Project, a scheme created by his old Arsenal vice-chairman David Dein to get clubs to work with their local prisons to tackle high re-offending rates, which are estimated to cost the country £15.

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51. David Wright has made it clear that their connection Back then, it was revolutionary not just for an auteur filmmaker trying his hand at a TV series, but for the cost of the show.

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52. David Wright made the final start of his career against the Marlins.

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53. On January 3, 2008, David Wright appeared on Celebrity Apprentice to purchase hot dogs for charity.

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54. David Wright is noted for his unaffected politeness and work ethic.

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55. David Wright is the New York City host for Big League Impact, an eight-city fantasy football network created and led by longtime St Louis Cardinals pitcher Adam Wainwright.

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56. David Wright has maintained homes in Manhattan, Manhattan Beach, California and Chesapeake, VA wherein he owns a boxer dog named Homer.

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57. David Wright was selected as the third baseman for the All-WBC team, the only American player to earn the honor.

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58. David Wright ended the tournament with the most total RBIs of any player and earned the nickname "Captain America".

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59. In the 2013 WBC, David Wright hit a grand slam in the United States's game against Italy.

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60. David Wright was selected to play third base for the United States in the 2009 World Baseball Classic.

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61. On March 13, 2018, David Wright experienced even more setbacks due to lingering back and shoulder injuries.

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62. David Wright was placed on the 60-day DL for his spinal stenosis on July 24, 2015, to clear up space on the 40-man roster.

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63. David Wright finished second in All-Star game voting for third base to the Brewers' Aramis Ramirez, making it only the third time in 10 seasons he's been left out.

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64. David Wright was chosen as the "Face of MLB" in a contest online in February 2014.

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65. David Wright became the fourth Mets player to appear in at least 7 All-Star games.

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66. On July 6, David Wright was named the starting third baseman for the National League team in the 2013 MLB All-Star Game.

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67. On September 25, 2012, David Wright tied the all time hit record with the Mets Ed Kranepool with 1,418 hits in a game at home against the Pittsburgh Pirates.

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68. David Wright led the All-Star vote for most of the year but was overtaken in the last week of voting.

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69. David Wright enjoyed a career first on August 7, 2011 against the Atlanta Braves, playing shortstop for the first time in his professional career due to injuries to Jose Reyes and Daniel Murphy (MCL).

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70. On July 13, 2010, David Wright collected 2 hits and a stolen base in the 81st All-Star Game in Anaheim, bringing him to 6-for-13 in All-Star Game at bats and tying him for fifth all-time in All-Star Game batting average.

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71. On July 6, David Wright was named the June 2010 National League Player of the Month after he hit.

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72. David Wright hit the first Mets home run in Citi Field history on Monday, April 13, 2009, Citi Field's Opening Day.

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73. On December 22, 2008, David Wright was announced as a member of Team USA in the 2009 World Baseball Classic to be held in March 2009.

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74. On November 5, 2008, David Wright was announced as the recipient of the Rawlings' Gold Glove Award for third basemen.

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75. David Wright hit the first walk-off home run of his career on August 7, 2008.

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76. David Wright was awarded the 2007 Gold Glove and the Silver Slugger Award at third base.

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77. David Wright ranked among the club's top three hitters in all offensive categories for the 2006 Mets, who were the second most run-scoring team in the National League.

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78. David Wright participated in the 2006 Home Run Derby, reaching the final round but finishing second to Ryan Howard of the Philadelphia Phillies.

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79. David Wright was voted on to his first MLB All-Star Game as the starting third baseman for the NL.

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80. David Wright provided his share of heroics throughout the 2006 season.

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81. David Wright maintained control of the ball after landing hard on the outfield grass.

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82. David Wright made an over-the-shoulder barehanded catch during the seventh inning of a game at Petco Park against the San Diego Padres on August 9, 2005.

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83. David Wright was in the top 10 in the National League for average, hits, total bases, RBI, extra base hits, and runs.

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84. In 2005, the 22-year-old David Wright played in 160 games and batted.

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85. On July 21, 2004, David Wright made his major league debut starting at third base against the Montreal Expos.

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86. David Wright progressed steadily in his first three years of minor league play, winning the Sterling award for best player on the class A St Lucie Mets in 2003.

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87. David Wright was selected after future teammate Aaron Heilman who had been selected in the first round.

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88. David Wright was chosen by the Mets in the 2001 amateur draft during the supplemental round as compensation for the Mets' loss of Mike Hampton to the Colorado Rockies in free agency.

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89. David Wright was nicknamed "Captain America" after his performance in the 2013 World Baseball Classic.

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